Lionel Malamed

Lionel M. Malamed (November 15, 1924–September 17, 1989) was an American professional basketball player.

Lionel Malamed
Personal information
Born(1924-11-15)November 15, 1924
New York City, New York
DiedSeptember 17, 1989(1989-09-17) (aged 64)
Listed height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Listed weight150 lb (68 kg)
Career information
High schoolJames Monroe
(Bronx, New York)
CollegeCCNY (1942–1943, 1945–1948)
BAA draft1948 / Undrafted
Playing career1948–1950
Number20, 12
Career history
1948Indianapolis Jets
1948–1949Rochester Royals
1949–1950Paterson Crescents
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A 5'9" guard from the City College of New York, Lionel played one season (1948–49) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Indianapolis Jets and Rochester Royals. He averaged 5.9 points in 44 games.[1]

Malamed later worked in Wall Street and served as vice president of Herbert Young & Company. He died of a heart attack at the age of 64. He was survived by his wife and two sons.[2]

BAA career statisticsEdit

  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1948–49 Indianapolis 35 .328 .841 1.6 6.5
1948–49 Rochester 9 .387 .750 .7 3.3
Career 44 .334 .831 1.4 5.9

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Lionel Malamed Stats". Retrieved September 1, 2007.
  2. ^ Obituary from The New York Times.

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